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November 27, 2020

The purposed known sequences for 2021 were presented at the IAC fall board meeting by Sequence program chair Michael Lents on November 14. The board approved the Primary sequence, which was not changed from the previous year, the Sportsman sequence and the Advanced sequence. The Intermediate power sequence was sent back to revise by adding a snap roll. The glider sequences will be presented at a later date.

The approved 2021 power sequences have been uploaded to the IAC website and are viewable by using your IAC member login. IAC>...

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November 25, 2020

Still far short of goal

Every year, in a number of different ways, the IAC plans to balance its budget and support its programs through monies received from sanctioned regional contests, AirVenture sponsorships, merchandise sales, and through entry fees and fundraising efforts at the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. The unanticipated cancellations of the majority of the contests, AirVenture, and Nationals have been big blows to the IAC’s revenue stream in 2020.

Since October 15, IAC members and friends have moved us toward a fundraising goal of $20,000 by contributing...

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November 20, 2020

At the IAC's Fall Board Meeting, November 14, 2020, the location and dates of the 2021 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships and contest director were approved by the IAC Board of Directors. The championships will return to Salina, Kansas, September 19-24, 2021, and Doug Bartlett IAC #431228 was approved as the Contest Director. 

Doug joined IAC in 2003 and started competing that same year. While working his way up the competition ladder from Sportsman to Unlimited he served as contest director for several regional contests as well as for the 2007 U.S. National Aerobatic...

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November 19, 2020

At their Fall Board meeting on Saturday, September 14, the IAC Board awarded the "IAC Open Championship East" and "IAC Open Championship West" contests to IAC chapter 89, Ocala, Florida (East) and IAC chapter 12, Sterling Colorado (West). The aerobatic title contests were developed in 2013 to be hosted each year by one Eastern U.S. and one Western U.S. Regional chapter contest (East and West of the...

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November 18, 2020

At its Fall Meeting on Saturday, November 14, 2020, the IAC Board of Directors considered the edited and revised Policy & Procedure section 504, which offers updated procedures for US aerobatic team selection. Before this updated P & P can be adopted, it needs to be available for 60 days for member comment. The document is included below for download and review.

Comments should be addressed to execdir [at] iac.org. Comments will be compiled for all the Directors. Comments need to be received by Monday, January 18, 2021.

 


November 9, 2020

The EAA community and all of aviation were saddened on Sunday, November 1, as Audrey Poberezny, wife of EAA's late founder Paul Poberezny, died peacefully in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at age 95.

It is often said that behind every success, there are the unsung heroes that made it possible. For EAA, that was a role that was successfully executed by Audrey Ruesch Poberezny with grace, determination, and wisdom. EAA and all of its members over nearly 70 years...

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